Saturday 7th July: A Night at Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens

Saturday 7th July 2012  7.30pm

A Night at Vauxhall  Pleasure Gardens

London Early Opera

Ildiko Allen – Soprano

Dan Moult – Organ

Bridget Cunningham – Conductor

St Peter’s Church, Vauxhall – the altar is on the site of the original Garden Fountain.

310 Kennington Lane Vauxhall London UK SE11 5HY

Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens was the foremost pleasure garden of eighteenth and nineteenth-century London where a statue of Handel was erected. This concert and narrations will reflect how Handel’s music influenced and inspired his colleagues at Vauxhall -  Arne, Worgan, Gladwin, Lampe especially.

Narrator: Dr Alan Borg CBE former director of the V & A and Imperial War Museum. Co Author of Vauxhall Gardens: A History. Yale University Press.

 

Tickets: On the door! £15 or £10 concessions

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